Chicago, a key destination in the USA, is hosting numerous events in January. Travellers spending monies on flights tickets to start their 2014 with a bang can choose from a range of events and shows. Check few of the most popular ones.


Chicago, one of the largest cities in the USA, is a metropolis which is much more than just sky high skyscrapers, fast paced life and vivid nightlife. The dazzling city is also peppered with a plethora of cultural, historical and family attractions that compels scores of travellers to book tickets aboard flights for holidays to Chicago. If making plans to spend January in this flamboyant city of USA, one can be a part of numerous events, expos and shows that cater to every taste and interest. The first month of the year is a bit cold but still remains a hot favourite among holidaymakers spending on flights landing at the Windy City. Here’s a list of few notable events for those spending first month of 2014 in Chicago.

Winter Wonder Fest
Holidaymakers arriving in the city in January can experience the exquisiteness of USA winters by visiting the Winter Wonder Fest. One of the most extravagant annual events in this astounding metropolis, the fest commenced in the first week of December and will last until 12th January. In its thirteenth year, the fiesta boasts an array of slides, rides and ice skating rink and the fact that adds to the uniqueness is that everything is indoor. The Ferris wheel gives flights to the fancies of those daring souls who are not afraid of heights. One can buy tickets online and visit Navy Pier and take a closer look at 38 feet tall Snowman Bouncer, Arctic Plunge and Ice Line Express Zip Line.

The Sketch Comedy Festival
Smiles often take a backseat in monotonous city life. However, this is not the case with Chicago especially during first month of 2014. From 9th to 19th, this city in USA is hosting Sketch Comedy Festival. Like Winter Wonder Fest, this gala is also in its 13th year and the participants are ready to spread laughter and smiles. Those boarding flights arriving in Chicago to enjoy USA holidays but not with the same old itinerary must consider adding this festival to their schedule. Notable groups that are going to mark their presence are Abbaria, Big Boss Comedy, Dog Dads and Improv Nerd. Tickets are up for sale on their website

Boats and RV Show
Discerning travellers with an inclination towards boats and recreational vehicles (RVs) might not find a better event to be a part of than this show which is scheduled from 16th to 20th January. Travellers making reservations on Chicago flights with their kids can also visit McCormick Place at Hyatt Regency where scores of locals and tourists flock to take part in seminars and workshops focusing on boats and RVs. Moreover, admission for kids below 15 is free. Several buy show tickets especially for the test rides and educational boating sessions for amateurs. Price of the tickets also includes a year’s subscription of any of the leading magazines of USA namely Field & Stream, Yachting and Men’s Journal.

Chicago Restaurant Week
Epicureans can look forward to gorge on the most scrumptious fare this January in Chicago. Travellers purchasing tickets to disembark USA bound flights in the Windy City can sense the aromatic splurge of annual gastronomic extravaganza taking place from 24th January to 6th February. Foodies can choose from a variety of prix fixe menus to satiate their taste buds with delicacies from across the globe. Fans of Italian cuisine can dine at Café Spiaggia, Bar Toma and Carmine’s whereas for seafood lovers Catch 35 makes for an apt spot.

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